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8th Grade Life Science

Week 13

 Date Objective/ Procedure Handouts/ Labs Homework
11/26

Intro to Bacteria

1. Watch video: Inoculating Bacteria to learn the procedure for Introducing" bacteria on to "sterile" plates.
 
2. Pour sterile nutrient agar and discuss areas to use for inoculation

3. Science Journal: Decide where some potentially good place might be to swab for bacteria

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

10.  Testing for Bacteria/Observing Bacteria/

 

Read Text Ch. 7: p.186-201

Edmodo- Bacteria Video & Questions

Kingdom Moneran

11/27

Exponential Growth

1. Work as a class to make 1 million dots then calculate how long it would take working together to understand how big a million is when considering a colony of bacteria

2. Calculate reproductive potential of bacteria & graph the exponential growth of bacteria

3. Science Journal: explain what exponential means and how the shape of the graph explains how bacteria reproduce

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5 

11. One Million Dots/ Exponential Growth of Bacteria

Binders Due

Read Text Ch. 7: p.186-201

Edmodo- Bacteria Video & Questions

Kingdom Moneran

 

11/28

Inoculating Bacteria

1. Inoculate sterile nutrient agar with bacteria from the local environment 

2. Calculate reproductive potential of bacteria & graph the exponential growth of bacteria

3.Science Journal: Write the procedure step by step for inoculating the agar plates for bacteria

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5 

 

Read Text Ch. 7: p.186-201

Edmodo- Bacteria Video & Questions

Kingdom Moneran

 

11/29 Kingdom Moneran-1

1.Watch videos about the microbes that are on us and in us: Bacteria! , Cell Phone Bacteria

2. Make observations about bacterial growth in Petri dishes

3. Review the characteristics of Bacteria  reading Text Ch. 7: p.186-201 and completing p. 20. Bacteria Notes

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

20. Bacteria Notes

Discuss how bacteria reproduce and the beneficial/ harmful aspects of bacteria

Read Text Ch. 7: p.186-201

Edmodo- Bacteria Video & Questions

Kingdom Moneran

11/30 Kingdom Moneran-2

1. Make observations about bacterial growth in Petri dishes and compare the growth of the bacteria from the other plates inoculated from different locations

2. Review the characteristics of Bacteria  reading Text Ch. 7: p.186-201 and completing p. 20. Bacteria Notes

3. Read Text Ch. 7: p.186-201 complete 21. Section 2 Bacteria in Your Life/Key Terms Bacteria

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

21. Section 2 Bacteria in Your Life/Key Terms Bacteria Bacteria Quiz Wednesday

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                               Last Updated: Monday December 03, 2012 06:01 PM -0500